Bas van Bemmelen
Bas van Bemmelen holds a M.Sc. in Mining and Petroleum Engineering from Delft Technical University, the Netherlands. After graduation in 2000, he joined Boskalis as a geotechnical engineer, later becoming superintendent on dredging projects all over the world. In 2004 he became project manager in Asia, the Middle East and Africa. From 2007-2012, he was a proposal and regional manager; from 2012- mid- 2014, director of the offshore contracting business unit, responsible for dredging and subsea rock installations. He is presently in charge of Boskalis’ contracting and execution of dredging projects in Africa. On behalf of Boskalis, Bas was the managing director for the New Suez Canal Project and in this respect was a member of the Board of Directors in the JV.
Articles By Bas van Bemmelen
The New Suez Canal project was a titanic effort in logistics. Six global dredging contractors completed the works within one year and several records were broken during the execution of the project. The contractors disposed of more than 245 million m3 of sand in just nine months.